partypoker.net Premier League VII Heat 1 – Updates

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partypoker-premier-league-7-logoWe are live from Playground Poker for Heat 1 of the partypoker.net Premier League VII, the first time the league is played on Canadian soil. The action is well underway for this pre-recorded for television feature table.

Jeff Gross beats Dan Colman and scores 14 points as well as $28k.

 


 

The blinds are up to 20k/40k

 

Hand 181:  Jungleman out

Jungleman goes all in with J-4 and Colman calls with pocket jacks.

Flop is

Jungleman is eliminated for the evening. It is not a heads up between Colman and Gross.

Seat 7 Colman 1276000
Seat 2 Jeff Gross 1124000

 

Short break to chip up. Blinds are now 15k/30k +5k ante. We are playing 3 handed.

Seat 2 Jeff Gross 1000000
Seat 5 Daniel Cates 739000
Seat 7 Dan Colman 661000

 

Hand 158: Jungleman doubles up

Jungleman

Gross

Cates all in and Gross calls.

Flop

Cates doubles up.

 

Hand 157: Gross Encounter

Colman

Gross

Gross goes all in from the SB and Colman calls.

Flop and Jeff Gross doubles up to be the new chip leader.

 

Players are back and the blinds are 10k/20k + 3k ante.

 

Players are on a short break after hand 127.

Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 558000
Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 500000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 416000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 383000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 303000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 240000

 

Hand 116: Jungleman swings back up

Mizzi

Jungleman

A series of checks and bets. The flop gives the Jungleman a full house, aces and 8’s.

Cates regains the chip lead with 697,000 chips.

 

Hand 110: Mizzi chips away at Jungleman

Mizzi

Jungleman

Both men play the flop. Sorel checks on the flop with pair of eights. An 8 on the turn and Cates bets, Mizzi raises. Cates folds and Mizzi takes the pot holding three of a kind.

 

After Hand 106 the blinds are up to 8k/16k with 3k antes.

Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 673000
Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 577000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 388000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 290000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 249000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 223000

 

Hand 99: Koon doubles up on Jungleman

Koon goes all in and the Jungleman calls.

Koon

Cates

Flop

Koon makes a full house to double up. He is still the short stack.

 

Hand 97 – J is for Jungleman

Jungleman

Koon

Junglaman raises to 25k, Koon reraises to 52k.

Junglement all in for 337k and Koon calls.

Flop  :

Jungleman connects trip jacks and becomes the new chipleader with 704,000 chips. Koon takes a beating and gets pushed down 77,000.

Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 704000
Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 537000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 425000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 360000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 297000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 77000

 

Hand 93: Colman finally plays a hand

Mizzi

Jungleman

Colman

A set of raises, and the flop is

Colman goes all in for 201k with a pair of jacks. Both other men stand down. Colman picks up some chips to revive himself.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 513000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 454000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 451000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 344000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 336000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 302000

 

Hand 87: Koon takes lead

Koon raises to 25k

Antonio raises to 63k

After a pause, Koon goes all in with pocket 4’s and forces Antonio out. Koon is the new chipleader but there is a virtual 3-way tie at the top as 3 players are within 2k chips of each other.

 

Hand 85: Sorel doubles on Antonio

Mizzi all in with for 115k. Antonio calls with .

Flop

Mizzi doubles up with pair of 4’s.
Blinds are going up after 4 levels and 84 hands to 6k/12k +2k ante.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 679000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 493000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 427000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 397000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 287000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 117000

 

Hand 75: Rasted

Rast all in with pocket 10’s. Esfandiari calls with J-Q off suit. The pot total is 174k.

Flop is

Brian Rast is eliminated as Antonio picked up a full house. Rast picks up 1 point in heat 1 of the premier league.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 633000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 525000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 417000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 353000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 315000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 157000

 

Hand 74: Rast All in but no takers.

Rast has played the patience game. He went all in with . He stole the antes and blinds and is back up to 88k in chips.

 

After 68 hands, Esfandiari, still in the lead has lost some chips. Rast is running on fumes.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 563000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 527000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 371000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 377000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 321000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 169000
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 70000

 

The blinds are up to 4k/8k +2k ante.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 643000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 549000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 400000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 307000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 233000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 157000
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 111000

Hand 56 – multiple hole pairs

Koon

Jungleman

Esfandiari

Flop

All players checked.  Turn comes    The pot is 55k

Koon bets 75k and Esfandiari folds followed by Jungleman. Koon steals the pot before players can reveal their pairs.

 

Hand 50 – Seiver out

Seiver all in call pre-flop for 136k. Gross calls.

Seiver

Gross

Flop

We have our first elimination of the night. Seiver gets no points for the remaining 3 heats. Gross, who has seen many pocket pairs this evening, is closer to the chip leader Antonio Esfandiari.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 562000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 522000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 385000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 312000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 303000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 168000
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 148000

 

Hand 48 – KK Koon

Colman raises to 18k from the SB, and Koon needs 12k to call from the BB. Koon raises to 43k and Colman calls.

Koon

Colman

Flop

Koon bets and Colman folds giving him the pot.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 561000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 388000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 373000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 306000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 298000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 188000
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 148000
Seat 3 SCOTT SEIVER 138000

 

Hand 43 – Big pot

Seiver raises from SB, Antonio bets.

Antonio

Seiver pocket Q’s

About 211k in the pot as Antonio bets 67k on the river after Seiver has checked.

Seiver has a long pause and calls. Antonio takes the monster pot with Seiver dropping in chips.

Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 490000
Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 391000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 344000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 342000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 274000
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 219000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 198000
Seat 3 SCOTT SEIVER 142000

 

After 41 hands of play. Players are on their first break. Gross continues to lead Heat 1 with Mizzi on the short stack of the eight players. The blinds will be increased to 3k/6k +1k ante.

 

Gross wins a couple of back to back pots in hands 37 & 38 against Mizzi and Seiver to extend his chip lead.

Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 413000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 322500
Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 311500
Seat 8 JASON KOON 313000
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 288500
Seat 3 SCOTT SEIVER 274500
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 267500
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 209500

 

Hand 33

Three players with pocket pairs with 5 players taking the flop with 50k in the pot. With Mizzi betting, 3 of the players folded and now it’s between Mizzi and Seiver. The flop is and on the turn. The pot total is 94k and Mizzi has checked. Seiver bets 65k and Mizzi to call. Clearly this is the largest pot of the night thus far with 159k. Mizzi folds and Seiver takes the monster pot with a pair of monsters.

Seat 2 JEFF GROSS 366000
Seat 7 DAN COLMAN 321000
Seat 4 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 320000
Seat 8 JASON KOON 315500
Seat 5 DANIEL CATES 309000
Seat 3 SCOTT SEIVER 285500
Seat 6 BRIAN RAST 276000
Seat 1 SOREL MIZZI 211000

 

With about 28 hands played, here is how the chips are stacked.

JEFF GROSS 366000
ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 338500
JASON KOON 332000
DAN COLMAN 321000
DANIEL CATES 298500
BRIAN RAST 256500
SCOTT SEIVER 247500
SOREL MIZZI 240000

The blinds are midway at the 2k/4k level.

 

 


 

Jeff Gross outlasted 7 other opponents in heat 1 and picked up 14 points, putting him in a comfortable position for the other heats to be played. read more…


Jason Koon won Heat 2  after a great evening of poker read more…


 

Sorel Mizzi took down heat 3  read more…


 

Dan Colman took down heat 4  read more…


 

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